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    In The Aeneid of Virgil, Virgil places great importance on family relationships and respect for one’s ancestors. Aeneas is shown to have great respect for his father which can be seen even after his father’s death. Homer, in The Odyssey, has the lack of a real relationship between Odysseus and Telemachus due to the fact that Odysseus has not been in a majority of Telemachus’ life. On the surface, The Odyssey and The Aeneid of Virgil and their father-son relationships may appear different but they

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    Virgil and Dante In the note to Canto V regarding Francesca and Paulo, the Hollanders exclaim that “Sympathy for the damned, in the Inferno, is nearly always and nearly certainly the sign of a wavering moral disposition” (112). Indeed, many of the touching, emotional, or indignation rousing tales told by the souls in Hell can evoke pity, but in the telling of the tales, it is always possible to derive the reasons for the damned souls’ placement in Hell. However, there is a knee-jerk reaction

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    The Aeneid by Virgil In Virgil’s famous text The Aeneid he writes about the history of the coming of Rome and the journey of its Trojan founder, Aeneas, from the wreckage of his old home at Troy. While this text is extremely supportive of the greatness of the Roman Empire, it also has a distinctly private second voice that talks about loss. We also find that in Confessions by Saint Augustine the author at times addresses God very personally, and at other times does not refer to

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    Patton and Virgil talk about their struggles and find that they have more in common than they thought. Patton and Virgil were friends. They had been ever since Roman had introduced them. However they were complete opposites. Patton was optimistic and lived with a loving and caring family. He found good in everyone and everything. Virgil was a pessimist. He saw the darkness in every situation and couldn’t understand how people loved their families. He feared anything and everything. They didn’t hate

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    elements of Romanticism. His work dedicates focus to realism, human emotion, and a sublime representation of nature. One can easily discern Dore’s thoughtful arrangements of lighting and darkness in figure 1, as if there is a spotlight directed behind Virgil and Dante to illuminate the focal, central

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    Analytical Paper The tone in the Aeneid contains a particularly serious and melancholy-like tone. When Virgil describes how beautiful the countryside is, he seems to somehow turn it into a mournful description about how the world is beautiful, but everything must come to an end including the way in which they live their lives (Aeneid pg. 4). Society will change and so will their surroundings. The way people live now will change i.e. their habits, beliefs, environment, etc. Romans’ traditions had

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    The Aeneid by Virgil Johan Sunesson The Aeneid, written around 20 BC is widely considered to be virgil’s greatest work. The Aeneid is a epic poem, following the adventures of the great Aeneas, as well as the central role he played in the founding of the Roman State. The character of Aeneas had been a known legend long before the Aeneid was composed, having been a character in the Iliad. Virgil took the myth of Aeneas and tied him together with the founding of the Roman State. Aeneas is both

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    topic all through Virgil 's The Aeneid. It assumes a critical part as a key character attribute for the people that we experience. In the event that one takes the hero Aeneas aside and breaks down his tireless adherence to his own fate, alongside his unending sympathy toward the welfare of his Trojan individuals, one could captivate the thought that his devotion and obligation anticipate the idea of obligation to the Republic and submission to Caesar that may have won in Virgil 's Roman culture.

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    literature writers often portray characters as heroic or as brave leaders by the way they act in situations that they find themselves in. The classical text Aeneid written my Virgil is set in 12th century BC, we follow the journey of Aeneas as he leads his people to safety and founds a new Trojan state (later to be Rome). Virgil portrays Aeneas as a Trojan hero and a symbol of Roman values. He is a dutiful servant of fate and of the gods, he is a strong leader of his people, and he is a devoted father

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    Relationships come in many forms with varying troubles and blessings. In the book, The Divine Comedy, two of the main characters, Virgil and Dante, can have a seemingly simple relationship, but when closely examined and reflected on, it is actually quite complex. They venture through the depths of hell, the complications of a long journey, and the perplexing reality of purgatory. Throughout their relationship they are faced with different gains and trials that they react to in various ways. Their

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